A union member holds a megaphone and a poster during a protest against the government's proposal to increase the work week hours outside the finance ministry Wednesday, Dec. 14 2011, in Lisbon. ... more 
A union member holds a megaphone and a poster during a protest against the government's proposal to increase the work week hours outside the finance ministry Wednesday, Dec. 14 2011, in Lisbon. Portugal needed a 78 billion euro ($103 billion) bailout earlier this year as its high debt load pushed it close to bankruptcy and the government is enacting an austerity program of pay cuts and tax hikes. Poster reads "increase in the work hours is robbing in the salary. (AP Photo/Armando Franca) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Armando Franca
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 2:58 PM EST